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Faces and Places in Fashion: Joseph Barrato
Part presentation, part Q&A, FIT's "Faces & Places in Fashion" lecture series is an opportunity to connect students and the public alike to the pulse of the fashion industry in an open and conversational setting.
After showing a video about his company, Mr. Barrato speaks about his career in retailing and current responsibilities as CEO of the Italian luxury menswear firm Brioni. Mr. Barrato describes his early years as a partner with Ralph Lauren and assignments at Brooks Brothers and Bergdorf's, Barrato explains the attraction of working for a firm like Brioni that is committed to hand tailoring, luxurious fabrics and expert finishing for a clientele that includes royalty and Hollywood stars such as Pierce Brosnan and Richard Gere.
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